USDA Supporting Local Economies During and After Pandemic Response

From USDA After the webinar, Christine Sorensen shared several links to USDA Rural Development programs: USDA Launches COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide (PDF) The COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide will help our rural leaders, whether they be in local government, education, health care, faith leadership, or any other capacity, understand what federal assistance is available […]

SBA Paycheck Protection Program Participating Lenders

The following organizations are SBA approved PPP Lenders and are approving highly effective and efficient in originating and funding PPP opportunities.  Please share as needed, especially with small businesses “looking for a lender.”  Most of these online entities are currently accepting applications while awaiting potential new funding for the program. Get fast, affordable business loans […]

Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund

The Maryland Department of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund.  This $5 million incentive program helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment and other items identified as Critical Needs Items by MEMA and DGS, that are urgently needed by the State of Maryland, Maryland-based hospitals and healthcare […]